First Thursdays July 1, 2021

Saratoga Arts is pleased to announce our next First Thursdays event with Ria Curley Project with special guest Chuck Lamb!

Enjoy a live music performance outside! Free and open to the public!

When: Thursday, July 1st from 5:30pm - 6:30pm (or longer)

Where: Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY.  

About Ria Curley Project:

Ria Curley is an accomplished singer, songwriter and composer of both music and lyrics, who creates poignant, melodic, hooky, R&B/Pop & Jazz. Ria has 22 of her original songs signed to Warner-Chappell Music Publishing, has received airplay on major radio stations in New York City and beyond; and has released a critically acclaimed CD ("Take Me"), garnering rave reviews and fans around the world. 

About Ria, reviewers have said…

“Ria's voice has range, emotion & a sense of drama...if you care about love, you should buy her music."   -Tom Kuntz, fan (and Deputy Editor, Special Sections, NY Times)

"Ria Curley has her own take on smooth jazz and R&B with a retro-pop sensibility... and an amazing voice..."   -David Malachowski, music reviewer for the Kingston Daily Freeman and former music director/guitarist for Shania Twain.

Ria often performs with her life and music partner, pianist/composer Chuck Lamb (Brubeck Brothers Quartet). About Ria and Chuck, prestigious Downbeat Magazine (July 2018) described “a sizzling set… at Caffè Lena” when the pair performed with their band for Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Fest Friday in Saratoga Springs. 

For more on Ria Curley, visit her website at

and sign up on her email list.  You can also keep up with Ria on Facebook by "liking" her page at

Registration is not required for this event but you can RSVP for this event to receive and email reminder HERE.

First Thursdays with Saratoga Arts

The First Thursday of each month, Saratoga Arts will facilitate performances across all genres of art, music, dance, poetry and theater at 320 Broadway and other venues across Saratoga Springs.

First Thursdays celebrate our vibrant cultural arts community, and support artists and performers financially. Giving them a platform to showcase their work after a year of challenging times.

Art can lift us up every month with joyous laughter, sights and sounds, and with participating businesses hosting pop-up performances and special art inspired offerings, we can make a difference with a festive respite to inspire all in 2021.

Are you interested in being a First Thursdays performer or venue?  Fill out our First Thursdays Performer/Venue form HERE and we will follow up with you shortly.

First Thursdays is made possible in part by the generous legacy support of Radial Arts.

Highlights from our First Thursdays events

Many of the programs at Saratoga Arts are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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